Personal profile


Current Position 
Since Sept 2014Reader in Materials, Head of Surface Coating and Characterisation Research Group, School of Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield, UK
Previous Positions
2013-2014Reader, Applied Physics, School of Engineering, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
2005-2013Senior Research Fellow, Dalton Research Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University
2002-2005Research Associate, Chemistry and Materials Department, Manchester Metropolitan University
1999-2002Research Fellow, School of Sciences, University of Salford
1998-1999Research Associate, Chemistry Department, UMIST

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Material and surface characterisation and analysis (STM, AFM, electron microscopy and spectroscopy, nanoindentation)
  • Ion beam implantation and materials processing by ion beams
  • Thin film deposition, characterisation and applications
  • Analytical instrumentation
  • Provision of analytical service, support and training

Research Degree Supervision

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Silicon Chemical Compounds
Graphite Chemical Compounds
Crystallization Chemical Compounds
coatings Physics & Astronomy
Hot pressing Chemical Compounds
Coatings Chemical Compounds
Nuclear fuel cladding Chemical Compounds
Thin films Chemical Compounds

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Projects 2015 2022

Research Output 2014 2018

Nuclear fuel cladding
nuclear fuels

The effect of crystalline phase (anatase, brookite and rutile) and size on the photocatalytic activity of calcined polymorphic titanium dioxide (TiO2)

Allen, N. S., Mahdjoub, N., Vishnyakov, V., Kelly, P. J. & Kriek, R. J. Apr 2018 In : Polymer Degradation and Stability. 150, p. 31-36 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

titanium oxides
Titanium dioxide
Crystalline materials
2 Citations

Fracture toughness in some hetero-modulus composite carbides: carbon inclusions and voids

Popov, O. & Vishnyakov, V. 2017 In : Advances in Applied Ceramics. 116, 2, p. 61-70 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Fracture toughness
Hot pressing
7 Citations

Nano-scratch testing of (Ti,Fe)Nx thin films on silicon

Beake, B. D., Vishnyakov, V. & Harris, A. J. 15 Jan 2017 In : Surface and Coatings Technology. 309, p. 671-679 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mechanical properties
sliding contact
Thin films
2 Citations

Structure formation of TiB2-TiC-B4C-C hetero-modulus ceramics via reaction hot pressing

Popov, O., Chornobuk, S. & Vishnyakov, V. Apr 2017 In : International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials. 64, p. 106-112 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hot pressing
Boron carbide

Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Examination